One person deceased following single vehicle crash

Williams Lake

2024-03-20 08:52 HAP

Dossier nº 2024-1889

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Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

On Tuesday, March 19, 2024 Williams Lake RCMP responded to a single vehicle accident on Gibraltar Mine Road. Original release 2024-03-19.

It was determined that a tanker truck carrying high grade explosives had gone off the road and was engulfed in flames. RCMP along with Gibraltar Fire evacuated the area and set up containment until the explosive risk was mitigated.

Once the explosive risk was mitigated police confirmed that an adult man had died as a result. The incident is being investigated by the RCMP and the Mines Investigation Unit. No names will be released.

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Cap. Madonna Saunderson
S.-off.-cons. de district (relations avec les m├ędias)
District du Nord
4020, 5e Avenue, Prince George (C.-B.) V2M 7E7
Bureau : 250-561-3166
Cellulaire : 250-301-3521

Courriel : madonna.saunderson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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